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4.8/5 Exceptional
13 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Gym
  • Outdoor Space

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Popular LocationDolphin Marine Rentals19 min walk
Popular LocationJohn's Pass Village & Boardwalk4 min drive
Popular LocationUpham Beach13 min drive
AirportTampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.)37 min drive

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    About this area

    Treasure Island

    Located in Treasure Island, this apartment is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Vinoy Park and Fort De Soto Park, while Salvador Dali Museum and Mahaffey Theater are cultural highlights. Alligator Attraction and Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

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    What's nearby

    • Dolphin Marine Rentals - 19 min walk
    • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk - 4 min drive
    • Bay Pines VA Medical Center - 12 min drive
    • Merry Pier - 12 min drive
    • Upham Beach - 13 min drive

    Getting around

    • Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) - 37 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Blackwater Grille - 7 min walk
    • Caddy's On The Beach - 7 min walk
    • Ka'Tiki - 8 min walk
    • Nina's Cafe On the Beach - 10 min walk
    • Salty Rim Grill - 11 min walk

    About this property

    Waterfront Vacation Rental With Private Boat Dock and Beach Access

    Adults-only beach apartments
    Before proceeding any further, please make sure our “house rules” meet with your vacation expectations so as not to affect the return of your security deposit: 1) The responsible renter must be at least 30 years old 2) No children under 12 years of age 3) No pets 4) No smoking 5) No parties 6) No extra guests—both day use and overnight Stylish waterfront one and two bedroom accommodations--THESE ARE 2 APARTMENTS SIDE-BY-SIDE (same building). Our ground floor, side-by-side apartments totaling 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms are offered exclusively to guests (no owner's belongings to navigate around). We provide a welcome "starter" of complimentary coffee, tea, creamer, condiments, spices, and more. These are two ground floor apartments side-by-side. The 2 bedroom + 1 bathroom apartment is approximately 600 square feet of living area near the main building entrance. There is one queen bed in bedroom 1, and two twin beds in bedroom 2. USB plugins for your electronics are provided in both bedrooms and the living area. The apartment accommodates up to 4 guests (no children under 12 please). The 1 bedroom + 1 bathroom apartment is approximately 450 square feet of living area just off the center courtyard. There is one queen bed in the bedroom and USB plugins for your electronics are provided in both the bedroom and living area. The apartment accommodates up to 2 guests (no children under 12 please). PLEASE NOTE: there are no water views from inside either apartment, but the tranquil inter-coastal backyard is just through the adjoining breezeway and the beach is directly across the street. The property is secured by a large, access controlled wooden gate which is near the front doors of the apartments; each apartment has a smart lock with keyless entry. Guests are provided access codes the morning of their scheduled arrival via text and email. The apartments are equipped with "Smart" TV's that have cable and internet streaming services (Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, etc) -- guests must have their own accounts for internet streaming services. High speed Wi-Fi internet is provided throughout the property (yes--even outside on the grounds!) at no charge. We provide toiletries, linens, towels, beach accessories (chairs, umbrellas, towels, coolers), paddle boards, fishing poles and tackle, bait buckets, firewood (for the fire pit), gas BBQ grill, complimentary clothes washer/dryer. The large smart key controlled shed holds many of the goodies--you will be provided the code upon check in. Some of the above mentioned items are available on a first come first served basis. The 2 bedroom apartment has a semi-open kitchen with dishwasher, and is equipped with all the basics a guest needs to dine in. You will find a K-cup and French Press coffee maker, toaster oven, blender, pots and pans, etc. The full size refrigerator has an ice maker. The 1 bedroom apartment has an open kitchen (no dishwasher), and is equipped with all the basics a guest needs to dine in. You will find a K-cup coffee maker, toaster, blender, pots and pans, etc. The full size refrigerator has an ice maker. Both apartments have central air-conditioning (no wall units or mini-splits) which provides guests with consistent climate comfort and very little background noise. About the property: there are 4 apartments on the property (2/2, 2/1, 1/1, and a Single). The spacious grounds, beach and fishing accessories, and other "toys" are shared by all guests. The property affords multiple seating areas for our guest's comfort. There is also a backyard bathroom available to guests, a hot/cold outdoor shower with a privacy door that you won't want to miss, and a spectacular outdoor kitchen and bar. The beach is literally across the street! Also directly across the street is the Island Inn Resort which has a great little Tiki Bar on the beach and is open to the public. You can rent bikes, kayaks, paddleboards and more on the beach in front of the Island Inn. A short walk to the south of us is a liquor store, surf shop (with paddle board rentals), 7-11 store with gas, Caddy's on the Beach, and Sea Hags restaurant. About a 10 minute walk to the north of us is Publix grocery store and many restaurants and bars. Close to Tyrone Square Shopping Mall, Salvador Dali Museum, Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg Downtown, Fort De Soto Park. Tampa International Airport is about a 35 minute drive. Busch Gardens and Tampa Bay Aquarium are about a 45 minute drive. Clearwater Beach and Marine Aquarium are about 25 minutes north of us. We are approximately 2 hours from Disney World, Sea World & Universal Studios-Orlando. One car parking per apartment is available directly in front of our building--please pull straight in towards the building. Additional guest parking is also available next door in the Island Inn parking lot (we own 2 units at the Island Inn); just let the front desk know you are with Tom Riley. Laundry room is located next to the center courtyard and there is no charge to use the machines. We offer a unique property for guests looking for an upgraded, yet still affordable Florida vacation. Please note the house rules: the responsible renter must be at least 30 years of age, no children under 12, no pets, no smoking, no parties or extra guests. What can you expect? A clean, stylishly furnished apartment; high end outdoor furniture in a beautifully serene waterfront setting; convenient beach access; close proximity to great restaurants, bars and nightlife!
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this apartment offer coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
    Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor tennis court, a water park, and a fitness center.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    property manager
    Tom Riley
    Speaks English

    Property amenities

    Beach

    On the beach
    Beach towels
    Beach sun loungers

    Ski

    Close to skiing

    Internet

    WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking
    Car not required

    Kitchen

    Refrigerator
    Stovetop
    Microwave
    Oven
    Dishwasher
    Electric kettle
    Coffee/tea maker
    Blender
    Paper towels

    Bedrooms

    3 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided

    Bathrooms

    4 bathrooms
    Shower/tub combination
    Towels provided
    Toilet paper
    Hair dryer
    Soap
    Shampoo

    Living spaces

    Living room
    Dining room

    Entertainment

    TV with cable/satellite service
    Arcade/game room

    Outdoor areas

    Patio
    Barbecue grill
    Garden
    Outdoor furniture

    Laundry

    Washing machine and dryer
    Near laundromat

    Comfort

    Air conditioning
    Heating

    Pets

    No pets allowed

    Suitability/Accessibility

    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board
    Phone

    Location highlights

    On the waterfront
    Near a health or beauty spa
    Near a hospital
    Near outlet shopping

    Things to do

    Water park
    Fitness center
    Outdoor tennis court
    Water sports equipment
    Fitness facilities nearby
    Tennis on site
    Golfing on site
    Kayak on site
    Water tubing nearby
    Golf nearby
    Fishing nearby
    Sailing nearby
    Parasailing nearby
    Hunting nearby
    Kayaking nearby
    Hiking nearby
    Power boating nearby

    General

    Sleeps 6
    Unit size: 1100 sq ft (102 sq m)
    Property does not allow children

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out before 10:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions

    Pets

    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    This property welcomes adults only

    Property payment types

    MastercardVisa

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Long-term renters welcome. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

    Property is also known as

    Waterfront Vacation Rental Private Boat Dock Beach Access
    Waterfront Vacation Rental Private Boat Dock Beach Access
    Waterfront Vacation Rental With Private Boat Dock Beach Access
    Waterfront Vacation Rental With Private Boat Dock Beach Access

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Nestled on the beach, this Treasure Island apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from St. Petersburg Municipal Beach and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from John's Pass Village & Boardwalk. Dolphin Marine Rentals and Sunset Beach Pavilion are also within 1 mi (2 km).

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Waterfront Vacation Rental With Private Boat Dock and Beach Access

    4.8
    Exceptional
    5 - Excellent
    12
    4 - Good
    0
    3 - Okay
    1
    2 - Mediocre
    0
    1 - Poor
    0
    5.0
    Cleanliness
    5.0
    Service and Staff
    5.0
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

      Riley's Retreat is awesome!

      The property is beautiful, a great location, Tom was a kind and gracious host, and fun to talk to. Have you ever looked at a place on line and thought "wow this is beautiful it can't possibly be that great", and you get there and your suspicions were right? Well this isn't that place, Riley's Retreat completely lives up to the hype with easy access to the beach, beautiful water views and is well stocked for outdoor activities. One piece of info, its not really well set up for someone in a wheel chair or with mobility issues, but it never claimed to be. We enjoyed our time immensely, I would come back here in a heart beat.

      5/5 Excellent

        Really enjoyed it!

        Great spot at Riley’s Retreat. Thank you for the great hospitality Tom. We only had 4 days but we filled them with the beach and the local restaurants and bars. Hope we can come back sometime!

        5/5 Excellent

          Great Place

          This is a really nice rental (we had both the two-bedroom and adjoining 1-bedroom). Everything is clean, and Tom has clearly made a great effort to make things easy and fun for guests. When the description mentioned an outdoor grill and shed with water toys, I pictured the sort of cheap stuff that is typical of rentals, but man was I wrong. This outdoor setup is the real deal! Between the upscale covered grilling/eating area, pond, hammock, dock, and enough fishing gear that my friends and I had our lines in the water in minutes and about 8 different species a couple hours later, we wanted to spend the whole trip in the back yard! While on the dock we also saw maybe a dozen dolphins (very close!), some rays, and lots of different birds - I got the sense that it's that neat all the time.

          5/5 Excellent

            Partyofsix

            We very much enjoyed our stay @ Riley's Retreat. It was immaculate, and had all the amenities ready and waiting. That was very much appreciated. It was very comfortable and spacious. Tom is a very nice and accommodating person. I wish we could have spent more time sitting out by the dock at the back of the property and maybe doing a little fishing. It was beautiful out back and Tom had fishing poles and equipment for our use, but we were down in Treasure Island for our daughter's wedding and did not have much "spare" time. We did make time to go to the beach once, and we used the boogie/surf boards and beach chairs. There is Publix close by and it was great for all our grocery needs. Thanks again Tom for a wonderful stay!

            5/5 Excellent

              Comfortable, clean, Just an overall beautiful place

              Tom is a great host What a great place We will be back